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August 29, 2019, 9:10 AM

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Reuters:
Google says temporary reprieve the US issued for Huawei, that lets it use licensed Google apps, doesn't apply to new products like the upcoming Mate 30 flagship  —  NEW YORK/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies plans to forge ahead with the launch of new high-end smartphones in Europe …
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Apple announces changes to its Siri audio clip review process, making it opt-in for users, bringing the work in-house, and saying it won't retain recordings  —  The top line news is that Apple is making changes to the way that Siri audio review, or ‘grading’ works across all of its devices.
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Microsoft says it supports the addition of its proprietary exFAT file system to the Linux kernel and expects the Linux community to submit a conformant version  —  Microsoft today announced it is supporting the addition of its exFAT file system to the Linux kernel.
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Bangalore-based Vedantu, which operates an interactive online tutoring service, raises $42M Series C led by Tiger Global and WestBridge Capital  —  Vedantu, a Bangalore-based startup that operates an online tutoring service, today announced it has raised $42 million as it races to expand …
Sophie Kleeman / VICE:
A-list celebrities, from Will Smith to Zac Efron to Alexa Chung, have recently become YouTube vloggers, adopting the feel of authenticity for the new medium  —  Over the past 20 or so months, some of the biggest stars in the world have turned to something people do to get famous in the first place: vlogging.
Lauren Kaori Gurley / VICE:
Three prominent men in the video game industry were accused of sexual assault in one day this week, re-igniting a broader debate about #MeToo and the industry  —  Developers who worked on ‘Gears of War 4’ and ‘Night in the Woods’ have been accused of sexual assault.  —  MARCO PIUNTI/GETTY IMAGES
Stephen Nellis / Reuters:
Analysis of Apple's supply chain data shows that, despite some diversification into India and Brazil, Apple's dependence on China has deepened since 2015  —  (Reuters) - Tapping factories in Brazil and India has not lessened Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) dependence on China, the company's supply chain data shows …
Saritha Rai / Bloomberg:
Source: Apple will begin selling its devices online in India over the coming months, after the country relaxed rules mandating local production  —  - iPhone maker could start online sales in India within months  — Eased requirements may reduce China manufacturing dependency

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